THE PRODUCERS - Chicago ECC/Female Identified Dancers|
Aurora Civic Center Authority
Tue, May 22, 2018
2:00 pm (CDT)
Equity Members may sign up for an appointment beginning Tuesday, May 15th at 9:30am.
LOA LOA to COST; $741/week
Strong actors, singers and dancers of all genders, ethnicities, ages and types. See breakdown for details.
Please bring ONE copy of Headshot/Resume
Be warmed up and prepared to dance in appropriate attire and bring jazz shoes, tennis shoes, or character heels (preferred for girls). You will be taught a short musical theatre combination with jazz technique. You may be asked to sing from your book.
Actors' Equity Association - Chicago
557 W Randolph St
Chicago, IL 60661
Dial 011 at front door.
Jim Corti- Director and Artistic Director
Brenda Didier- Choreographer
Tom Vendafreddo- Music Director
Trent Stork- Casting Director and Associate Director
First Rehearsal: Monday, January 7th 2019
First Public Performance: Wednesday, February 6th 2019
Closing Performance: March 17th, 2019
ECC Procedures are in effect for this audition.
An Equity monitor will be provided.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to attend every audition.
Always bring your Equity Membership card to auditions.
MAX BIALYSTOCK Male Identified, 50s Baritenor. Once the “King of Old Broadway,” Max is now a down his luck producer who realizes he can make more money with a flop than he can with a hit. Ensnaring Leo into his scheme, the pair set out to produce the biggest flop in Broadway history. Ruthlessly amoral, obsessed with sex, money, and success. The actor playing Max should wield loud, crass, over the top comedic chops.
LEO BLOOM Male Identified, 20s-early 30s Tenor. A mousy accountant with big dreams of becoming a Broadway producer. After seeing a lucrative error in Max’s books, gets swept up by his boss’s ambition to produce the biggest flop in Broadway history. The heart of the show, the actor playing Leo should have nimble musical comedy shops, an openhearted nature, and the ability to go to extremes- from finding first love, to panic and anxiety instantly.
ULLA INGA HANSEN BENSON YONSEN TALLEN-HALLEN SVADEN-SVANSON Female Identified, 20s-early 30s Mezzo with a strong belt. An aspiring actress form Sweden, whose gifts land her not only in Bialystock and Bloom’s show but as their secretary-slash-receptionist. Not afraid to flaunt what she’s got, whatever that may mean. The actor playing Ulla should have an unbridled personality, great comedic timing, oodles of stage charm, and be a great mover.
FRANZ LIEBKIND Male Identified, 30s-40s Baritone. The writer of Springtime for Hitler- Max and Leo’s intended flop. A Nazi enthusiast with an extreme temper and a nougaty center whose only joys are writing odes to Adolf and teaching his pigeon friends to salute The Führer. The actor playing Franz should have an outrageous personality with a gift for comedic reversals and move surprisingly well.
ROGER DEBRIS Male Identified, 40s-50s Baritone. The worst director on Broadway. Insists that he can fix Springtime for Hitler by keeping it light, keeping it bright, keeping it gay. By a twist of fate, ends up having to step in and play Adolf Hitler himself and his flagrant performance ends up making Springtime for Hitler a smash! The actor playing Roger should have a flair for the dramatic while keeping his performance grounded in reality- whatever reality he lives in.
CARMEN GHIA Male Identified, 20s-30s Tenor. Roger’s faithful “common-law assistant.” Outrageous and has, at his core, an honest devotion to Mr. DeBris. The actor playing Carmen should be a skilled comic actor with a strong stage presence.
MALE AND FEMALE CHORUS Male and Female Identified, All Ages. A giant Broadway chorus of great singers and dancers to play little old ladies, show girls, various character parts, dancing and singing Hitlers, Roger’s homosexual creative team, and pigeon puppets. Actors with strong tap skills a plus.
Equity’s contracts prohibit discrimination. Equity is committed to diversity and encourages all its employers to engage in a policy of equal employment opportunity designed to promote a positive model of inclusion. As such, Equity encourages performers of all ethnicities, gender identities, and ages, as well as performers with disabilities, to audition.